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To make a sound - thesaurus

Synonyms

sound

verb

to produce a sound

tap out

to create a particular pattern of sounds by hitting a surface gently with your fingers

let out

to make a noise

pitch

verb

to make a sound at a particular level

sound

verb

to make something produce a sound

break

verb

to end a quiet or calm period, for example by talking or making a noise

go

verb

to make a particular sound, especially the typical sound of a particular animal

emit

verb

formal to make a sound

utter

verb

literary to make a sound

voice

verb

linguistics to produce a sound with your mouth and vocal cords

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go

verb

to make a sound as a signal

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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